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An Old Chinese Garden: A Three-fold Masterpiece of Poetry, Calligraphy and Painting by Wen Chen Ming, landscape artist of the Ming Dynasty. Studies written by Kate Kerby with translations by Mo Zung C

$22 bids

"Flowers 11.64" is a silk screen print on paper (open edition) from Sunday B Morning featuring the works of Andy Warhol. The piece is stamped in blue on the back with "Published by Sunday B. Morning"

$1001 bid

Ink and color on paper, depicting a mountain landscape scenery, signed with seal attributed to Zhang Daqian., Length: 55.5" (141cm); width: 7" (17.5cm)

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8ft Folding Screen,Ink Wash Painted Mountain Landscape. This is a wonderful tall screen with a ink wash painting of a mountain landscape and small houses. One side has a silver surface and the other s

$1001 bid

Antique Asian scroll. Approx 110" long. Copy and paste this link for high-res images. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1g3jlpzcjoqsr27/AACuCFxFd6odozaexx7HxEgLa?dl=0

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framed and mounted to wood panel; Condition: signs of moisture damage to lower edge; scratches and scuffs throughout image; 81 x 38 1/2 inches sight; 81 x 38 1/4 inches frame;

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A Group of Seven Asian Watercolor Gouache Studies of Chinese Vases and Jars, 20th Century.Mat dimensions of each: H: 17 3/4 x W: 15 1/8 in.


Ink and color on paper, depicting a man sitting on a daybed, signed with seal attributed to unknown artist., Length: 29.5" (75cm); width: 14.25" (36cm)


Ink and color on paper, depicting plum flowers, signed with seal attributed to Guan Shanyue., Length: 53.5" (136cm); width: 26.75" (68cm)


Chinese scroll painting of "Qinming Shanghe tu". This is a story scroll of the festival on silk with calligraphy, signed with (3) red seals. 10 1/2" x 15'. Has the name of Wu Changshuo. Wear to silk c


Chinese scroll painting, Makimono calligraphy scroll of two women making moji (rice cakes). 19th Century; approx. 30' x 12". Most of the calligraphy script is edited in red ink. Signed but no seals.


Two antique Chinese scroll paintings on silk. Includes(1) 81" x 21" scroll with mountain landscape painting and character marks to one side. (1) 50" x 13" scroll painting depicting colorful landscape


Ink and color on paper, depicting birds and flowers, signed with seal attributed to Chen Shuren., Length: 44.5" (113cm); width: 13" (33cm)


Oct 14

Two folio sheets with Kufic calligraphy 库法体书法作品两幅 Ink and color with gold on paper; framed, matted, and glazed.(H: 14 3/8 in. (frame))Pro


Scrolls, Screens & Fan Paintings

Folding screens and screen painting are a special form of traditional Chinese art. They originated in China, as early as the 4th century BC. During the Song Dynasty, paintings would be either painted on a wall as a mural or mounted on wooden folding screens. Usually, the themes that are depicted in these artworks include animals, birds, flowers and Chinese landscapes. Folding screens otherwise known as wind barriers, come in a variety of heights, from extremely low to medium and tall. Apart from blocking the wind, folding screens are used as room dividers or in the background for formal occasions. As for hanging scrolls, it's a special category used for vertical compositions. They are painted in ink or gouache on continuous lengths of rice paper or fine silk, both of those materials are very thin. Their themes include natural environments, exquisite landscapes and domestic interiors. Usually, they are mounted or embroidered on silk, thus they can be easily rolled up. These small and flexible hand scrolls are designed to be enjoyed by one person or a